Trained, dedicated and the core of the sport. If you are Interested in becoming a pilot, contact us for more information. The club will shortly own its own balloon to assit new pilots get started.
Every balloon needs a crew, for casual flying it may be the family but serious competiton with many flights needs extra help. Crews assist in set up, recovery and pack up but also assist from the ground during competiton with wind readings, target identification etc..
Observers and target teams are an integral part of most major cmpetitions. Checking on pilots and crews efficasy, measuring marker locations, reporting on marker drops. Sound hard but it is really fun. Mix with other observers, travel overseas to international events, have fun.
Ballooning is fun, enjoy the real outdoors, mix with fun people.
Ballooning is also exciting with competitions involving challenging tasks testing the skills of pilots, crews and observers or target teams.